Nagra (National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste) is the Swiss technical competence centre in the field of deep geological disposal of radioactive waste.

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Nagra to drill in Eglisau


The first deep borehole in Nördlich Lägern has been completed. Next year, it will be followed by the second borehole in the Nördlich Lägern siting region in the community of Eglisau.

“Results meet expectations”


Nagra has completed its first deep borehole in Bülach (Nördlich Lägern siting region). First results meet expectations. The second borehole in Nördlich Lägern will be drilled in Eglisau.

Further deep borehole in the community of Bözberg


Nagra will commence drilling in the Jura Ost siting region from 2020. The second borehole in the siting region will also be drilled in the community of Bözberg, as was the case for the first one.

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What exactly is radioactivity and how can we protect ourselves from it? (subtitles in english)

What exactly is radioactivity? How can we protect ourselves from radioactivity? We hear these questions very often at trade fairs or school events. Answers to this can be found in our new animated explanatory film on "radioactivity". Learn more about the different types and sources of radiation in three minutes.

More information on the disposal of radioactive waste can be found on our blog:

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